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hymne à l'amour

Song of the Day: hymne à l'amour, 1950, Edith Piaf.

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skylark

Song of the Day: skylark, 1942, Hoagy Carmichael & Johnny Mercer.

This is such a pretty song.

Hoagy Carmichael on music (5 songs in his YouTube playlist) and Johnny Mercer on lyrics (11 songs in his YouTube playlist) seems like…

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honeysuckle rose

Song of the Day: honeysuckle rose, 1929, Fats Waller.

The intro is from the 1955 Louis Armstrong version.

The James Smith guitar solo starting at 1:20 is from a 1934 Fats video.

Added to the Fats Waller and With Intro…

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i only have eyes for you

Song of the Day: "i only have eyes for you", 1934.

The original version, sung by Dick Powell in the movie "Dames", is quite different than the 1956 version by The Flamingos.

I could not find the 3rd & 4th…

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la vie en rose

Song of the Day: "la vie en rose", 1947, Edith Piaf. 

This was the original French recording of the song. In 1950, several artists, including Edith and Louis Armstrong, recorded the song in English. I included the kiss and "C'est…

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i've got a feeling i'm falling

Song of the Day: "i've got a feeling i'm falling", 1929, Fats Waller & Billy Rose.

I got the vocal from the Gene Austin 1929 version. Annette Hanshaw also recorded this song.

Added to both the With Intro and Fats…

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(you'd be so) easy to love

Song of the Day: "(you'd be so) easy to love", 1934, Cole Porter.

Added to the With Intro project. 

What a Fun Gig!

I greatly enjoyed playing Sedona Taphouse. Started out in the direct sun on an 86° evening, but it really wasn't bad. Material was well received, yay! Management asked me back, yay! Here is a fine pic from this evening.


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rockin' chair

Song Of The Day: "rockin' chair", 1929, Hoagy Carmichael.

Hoagy wrote some of my fav tunes of these standards.

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tea for two (with looper)

I did my 1st Song Of The Day since July 19: "tea for two (2) (with intro)", 1924, Vincent Youmans.

I already recorded this song 2021-01-03.

This time I put the looper on for the main song & then soloed…

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1st Gig!

Just booked the 1st Jaz Dumoz gig! 

Sedona Taphouse on the patio.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 6-8 pm.

Be there or be square!